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Hispanic New York: A Sourcebook by Claudio Remeseira


Hispanic New York: A Sourcebook Press

September 15, 2010 Panel Discussion and Book Presentation

About the Hispanic New York Project







New York and International Press

October 8, 2010
The New York Times:
"When The City Defined Who's Who" by Sam Roberts
“Hispanic New York: A Sourcebook” is a rich anthology of the history, ethnicity, language and culture of a city with the largest and most diverse Hispanic population in the country ... it disaggregates what Walt Whitman described as the "composite identity” of New York’s varied Hispanic heritage."
Click here to read the article. (English)

September 20, 2010
National Institute for Latino Policy: "Latinos in New York: A Review of Recent Literature" by Angelo Falcón
"Remeseira brings together a broad and largely cultural studies view of the Latino experience in New York and how it shaped and was shaped by the city ... an invaluable and highly accessible resource for teachers of Latino and New York City studies."

August 13, 2010
Words Without Borders: "New York, New York!" by Jonathan Blitzer
“… a biography of New York, a portrait of the city – past, present, and future – as it’s been constituted by Spaniards and Latin Americans drawn to it as early as the mid to late 19th century.”
Click here to read the article. (English)

August 9, 2010
Latina Lista: "Latinos of Different Origins Get Along While Striving for Success, Making an Impact and Sharing the Big Apple" by Maria Treviño
"Hispanic New York: A Sourcebook provides an excellent overview of the steady impact Latinos have made in the most influential city in the country, which in many cases has traveled across the rest of the country."
Click here to read the article. (English)

August 3, 2010
Noticias Culturales Iberoamericanas:
"El argentino Claudio Iván Remeseira, autor de este libro reflexiona sobre la población hispana en Estados Unidos y a propósito de ello, nos comenta la polémica Ley Arizona de inmigración que se está intentado aplicar en algunos estados."
Click here to watch the interview. (Spanish)

July 21, 2010
La Vibra: "Nueva antología resalta identidad hispana de EEUU" by Claudia Torrens
"Venden perros calientes en las esquinas. Cargan con andamios en puestos de construcción. Están tras el mostrador de los negocios familiares. Muchos creen que acaban de llegar dejando atrás la pobreza en México, Ecuador o El Salvador, pero no saben que los hispanos forman parte de la tradición e identidad de Estados Unidos desde los orígenes del país, dice Claudio Iván Remeseira, un escritor argentino que acaba de publicar una nueva antología titulada "Hispanic New York. A sourcebook".
Click here to read the article. (Spanish)

July 18, 2010
El Diario La Prensa
: "Primera antología del Nueva York hispano" por Julio Paredes
Click here to read the article. (Spanish)

July 10, 2010
Charlie Vázquez: Latino Musings on Literature... and More...
: “Hispanic New York: A Sourcebook” by Charlie Vázquez
"The writings gathered in this volume will fascinate those who want to bring the history of Spanish-speaking New Yorkers into better focus … This book is quite simply a jewel box..."
Click here to read the article. (English)

July 9, 2010
NY1 Noticias
: "Hispanic New York: A Sourcebook" by José Manuel Simián
"El escritor argentino Claudio Iván Remeseira acaba de editar "Hispanic New York", una antología de ensayos que indaga en la identidad cultural y política latina de la ciudad y qué significa ser latino en ella."
Click here to watch the interview. (Spanish)

July 7, 2010
Daily News
: "A Latin Capital" by Carlos Rodríguez Martorell
“An imposing testimony to the sheer vibrancy of the city's Hispanic community.”
Click here to read the article. (English)

July 2, 2010
Agencia EFE
: "Una antología analiza el papel central jugado por los latinos en la formación de EEUU" por David Valenzuela
"Remeseira reivindica en su nueva obra el papel fundamental jugado por los latinos a lo largo de la historia de la Gran Manzana y de este país."
Click here to read the article. (Spanish)

July 1, 2010
El Pais
: "Una reivindicación de la cultura hispana en EE UU" by Antonio Caño
“Now that Arizona's anti-immigrant law has brought to the fore crude symptoms of discrimination and even racism against the population of Hispanic descent, it is more appropriate than ever to highlight the huge contribution made by that community to the U.S. since its inception. In order to do so, I cannot imagine a better instrument than this book.”
Click here to read the article. (English)

June 25, 2010
NY1 Noticias
: "Nuevo libro analiza quiénes son los hispanos de Nueva York"
Juan Manuel Benítez conversó en Pura Política, con el director del Hispanic New York Project, Claudio Iván Remeseira, sobre la actualidad municipal y sobre su nuevo libro "Hispanic New York, A Sourcebook", que trata de explicar quiénes somos y de dónde venimos.
Click here to watch the interview. (Spanish)

June 20, 2010
La Diáspora Peruana
: "Hispanic New York by Claudio Ivan Remeseira" by Jorge Yeshayahu Gonzales-Lara
"By offering a collection of texts that are required reading for any informed conversation on some of the most pressing social and political debates of our time, this unique volume speaks to the New York and the American experience, as reflected and transformed by its Latino components"."
Click here to read the article (Spanish and English).

June 11, 2010
Siempre Mujer.com
: "Tu fin de semana: Nueva York Hispano" por Anjanette Delgado
"In these times in which some sectors of the country choose to forget the contributions we Latinos make to this country that has taken us in and to the world, a new book does its part in helping us all remember...An amusing literary and cultural tour of this city that has, for such a long time now, defined the immagrant spirit of the United States, and without forgetting that America refers to two continents and not just to a single country...A book to be shared, to be kept and to build awareness." (translated by Dan Newland)
Click here to read the article. (Spanish)

May 2010
: “Ya basta de peleas tribales, unámonos” por Norberto Bogard
Click here to read the article. (Spanish)

Also mentioned in....
Times Higher Education: Books published this week
Books for Understanding New York: Immigration, Ethnicity, & Race
Queens Latino.com: New Book - Hispanic New York
Jackson Online: Hispanic New York: A Sourcebook
Repeating Islands: New Book -Hispanic New York

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Hispanic New York and the Latinoization of the United States

The Center for American Studies hosted a panel discussion and presentation of Hispanic New York: A Sourcebook, edited by Professor Claudio Iván Remeseira, on September 15, 2010. Panelists include Paul Berman, Gabriel Haslip-Viera, Frances Negrón-Mutaner, Claudio Iván Remeseira, Milagros Ricourt, and Virginia Sánchez Korrol; moderated by Ray Suarez.

Co-sponsored by Columbia University's Center for American Studies, Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race, and the New-York Historical Society.

See photos from the lecture and reception here.
Watch the video of the event here.


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Hispanic New York Project

The Hispanic New York Project (HNYP) is hosted by the Center for American Studies at Columbia University, whose director is the noted literary critic and scholar Andrew Delbanco. Its main goals are to promote the Latino and Latin American cultural heritage of New York City and to serve as a venue for communication and collaboration among writers, artists and intellectuals. The HNYP is directed by writer and journalist Claudio Iván Remeseira.

Visit the Hispanic New York Project at hispanicnewyorkproject.blogspot.com. To contact us, please send an e-mail to hnypeditor@gmail.com.

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